Providence Public Library Digital Collections

Browse Collections (14 total)

Providence Public Library Photograph Collection

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Chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations in 1875, the Providence Public Library (PPL) is a privately…

Harold Mason Photograph Collection

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The Harold Mason Photograph Collection contains photographs and photographic postcards of domestic architecture and architectural elements of…

Laurence E. Tilley Photograph Collection

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The collection includes 197 black and white photographs of residential architecture and street views in Providence, Rhode Island taken by Lawrence E.…

John Hutchins Cady Research Scrapbooks Collection

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The collection consists of eleven scrapbooks created by John Hutchins Cady, an architect, architectural historian, preservationist and urban planner.…

John B. Archer Collection

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This collection is comprised primarily of the work of John B. Archer. It contains scripts, arrangements, and sheet music of the various comic operas…

James N. Arnold Image Collection

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This collection contains over 1100 glass plate negatives and 201 print photographs created by and/or collected by James N. Arnold. The images in the…

Rhode Island Photograph Collection

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The RI Photograph Collection is a collection of photographs that document the landscape and life of Rhode Islanders across the state from the mid 19th…

Dorothy Bell Collection of Valentines

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Please note that this collection has only been partially digitized.

Rhode Island Stereocard Collection

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The Rhode Island Stereocard Collection contains stereograms with images related to geographic locations, buildings and organizations in the State of…